― English is a funny language, isn't it? If you say "shrimp" it could mean one shrimp or a dozen shrimp. And then when it comes to grits, you wouldn't have one grit, right? ∙ You could make this as a meal, or do what I did and serve a single shrimp on top of some grits - or actually, it was polenta. It made a nice little starter. First I served it on a small dollop of soft polenta, and the next day I served it on a small square of fried polenta. ∙ The soft polenta recipe is here. [...].